Locust Fork High School

  • Locust Fork High School serves 509 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Locust Fork High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Locust Fork High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Locust Fork High School's student population of 509 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 42% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Locust Fork High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Locust Fork High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#823 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Locust Fork High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Locust Fork High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Hispanic
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Locust Fork High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Locust Fork High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
95%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Locust Fork High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Locust Fork High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.100.33
This chart display the diversity score of Locust Fork High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Locust Fork High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Locust Fork High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlount County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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